Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! As is my tradition with holidays, today I’m going to dive into the history and etymology of valentine.
Monthly Archives: February 2018
There are so many posts out there (often on blogs like this one) written by editors for authors detailing how to choose the best editor for you. I might write one myself if I find something to say that hasn’t already been said. (And if I was certain it wouldn’t sound like a shameless plug for my own services. That’s not what this blog is about.) But the issue that I am going to be tackling today is the fact that on so many of these lists, you find “requirements” that weed out many […]
Today I thought I’d have a little fun and share some common (or uncommon) misspellings that people have been guilty of. I got these from a Facebook post in a group for editors to share typos they find. I think you have to be approved to join the group and see the post, but here’s the link in case you are already a part of it. Let’s begin! I’ve bolded the mistakes that I myself make as well (or used to make). Spelling “a lot” as “alot” (and not to be confused with “allot”!) […]